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Welcome!
 
Welcome to your Thornapple Kellogg Alumni Association, of Middleville, Michigan.
 
TKAA Brochure 
 
Mission
To support the Thornapple Kellogg District in encouraging and developing the positive potential of each student - past, present and future.
 
Contact Us
Your new website will be updated frequently.  Please keep coming back to see where we've been, what we are doing and where we are going!  Send us your feedback as we build your website:  tkalumni@tkschools.org
 
Don't miss out on all things TK!
Join us at our Facebook profile Cindy Middlebush, then LIKE the TK Alumni page. We have posted hundreds of photos from 1931-2021. The Thornapple Kellogg Alumni Association (TKAA) also posts Class Reunion information, our events and, more...
A fun way to look back and forward at the same time! As of March, 2022, 2,880 people follow us on Facebook!
 
Check out this story about one of our own.
Cari Corrigan (TKHS Class of 1990) is a planetary geologist at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
(from SMITHSONIANMAG.COM)
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copied from TKAA Facebook Jan 27, 2022
 
BARRY COUNTY JUDGE HONORED WITH TKAA DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD
Barry County Judge Michael Schipper, TK Class of 1981, was honored by the TK Alumni Association with the Distinguished Alumni at the 2021 homecoming game. Mike was honored for his work in leadership in the area of law and community service.
 
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Go to the Distinguished and Featured Alumni tab for the complete story!
 
BULLETIN BOARD 
 
It’s TKAA scholarship season!
We are pleased to announce that your alumni association will be awarding 2 scholarships this spring! Thank you to all who have contributed and volunteered to make this part of our mission a reality.
Past TKAA scholarship recipients:
2019 Chaz Knorr
2020 Madeline Shepard
2021 Brennan Lutz
 
 
honor year 2022
Happy 2022!You know what that means…
Our HONOR years are Class of 1952,62,72,82,92,02,12
and celebrating their 25th is the Class of 1997!
We can help you get the word out for any upcoming class reunions.
Watch this space!
 
Plans are in the works for the 45th Reunion for the Class of 1977
BarbWanita
Barb Smith '77 TKAA Trustee and Wanita Huizenga '77
 
The TKHS Class of 2007 is exploring the possibility of a 15 year class reunion. Go to your TKAA Facebook page for details.
 
Class of 1970 - 51 yr Reunion -was held on 9/20/21 - See the Events and Reunions TAB
 
Class of 1965 - Luncheon was held on 8/2/21 - See the Events and Reunions TAB
 
Class of 1966 - 55 yr Reunion -was held on 8/7/21 - See the Events and Reunions TAB
 
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If any other classes are working on a get together, please let us know and we can promote it for you here...
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Your TKAA is pleased to announce that it's Scholarship Fund, administered by the Thornapple Area Enrichment Foundation, has increased its annual award to two (2) $750 scholarships for TKHS graduating seniors, starting Spring of 2022.
 
CONGRATULATIONS
The 3rd annual TKAA scholarship has been awarded to 2021 Graduate Brennan Lutz
 
 
2021 scholar award
 
  
 
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Please go to the EVENTS  tab and the TKAA FACEBOOK page to see Hi-Lights of the 2021 Annual TKAA Golf Outing (a re-scheduled and slimmed down version due to pandemic considerations)
 
GOLF PIC
TKAA Golf Outing on Saturday June 6
Special Thanks to Mullenhurst Golf Course
 
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Please go to the EVENTS  tab and the TKAA FACEBOOK page to see Hi-Lights of Past Annual TKAA Golf Outings
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Please go to the EVENTS tab to see Hi-Lights of the 2019 2nd Annual Spring ALL CLASS ALUMNI DINNER
(the 2020 event was cancelled due to the COVID Pandemic)
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Fund Raising TKAA Apparel Sales
 
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Kristine Selleck owner of Thornapple Floral** (also the new Black style on the right) 
 
Your TK Alumni shirts are now available at Thornapple Floral, 314 Arlington St. (M-37), Middleville, 269-795-3331! Graduation is coming soon along with Mother's Day and Father's Day. Stop by to purchase a shirt or other goods. Kris can help you with your gift ideas. If you want to order for out of town people, click the “send email” button on our TKAA Facebook page or email us directly at tkalumni@tkschools.org or whuizenga@tkschools.org
 
**Please note, when purchasing directly from Thornapple Floral, the sales are cash only and exact change (sales tax is not charged)
 
Please refer to the Price List under the GIVING BACK tab for Styles and Size prices
 
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BE SURE TO CHECK OUT YOUR TKAA FACEBOOK PAGE FOR THE PHOTO ALBUMS OF TKHS GRADUATING SENIORS. THANK YOU TO TK SCHOOLS FOR CREATING AND SHARING GRADUATE BIO's!
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    if you know of TK alumni who are serving overseas in the armed services, please contact Ethal at 269-793-7955 with names and addresses. Care packages will be sent during the holidays from the Wayland VFW post. Thank you!


    

We are looking for help with our Web-page. Anyone have interest in helping with that would be greatly appreciated. Remember, this is all on a voluntary basis and again, this would not require you to attend meetings or join our board.

Lastly, if you have any fundraising ideas, are interested in just helping at a fundraiser or any other event, please reach out to us. We would LOVE your help! Randy Eggers

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Your TKAA Website Committee is seeking TKHS alumni volunteers with experience in Web design to help us in our efforts to create a functional and visually pleasing site. If you are interested, please send us an email to tkalumni@tkschools.org. Thank you  
 
 
 
Thank you Village of Middleville for your partnership in painting the TK Trojan on one side of the water tower near Page Elementary School! LOVE showing our TK and our Community Pride!
UPCOMING EVENTS 
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
It's Official!
Attention TK Alumni Classes 1931 - 2021 - Our annual All Alumni Dinner is confirmed for May 7, 2022. Please watch The TKAA Facebook Page updates!
May 2022
Award of TKAA Scholarship
OCT 1 2021

TKHS Fall Homecoming

Alumni Tailgating & Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony

TK Shirts Ad - Bob White Memorial Plaque
If you do not have your TKAA shirt yet, be sure to stop by and see us just outside the main gate at TKHS Homecomings. There will also be a section in the stands just for Alumni groups that want to meet up.
EVENTS HELD IN 2021
JULY 8

DAYLILY PLANT DIG 

at Bob and Wanita Huizenga’s place 
 
 
JUNE 5

TKAA ANNUAL GOLF OUTING

  
 
See the EVENTS page
for event pictures and more past events

Spirit Park Bricks can still be purchased for Spirit Park by contacting the TK Operations Department at 269-795-5541.

SPIRIT PARK
509 W. Main Street. The sculpture by local artist and TKAA founding father, Don Williamson
 
Spirit Park Sculpture
If you would like to join us or volunteer for an upcoming event, please contact us!
 
 
Becky, Karen, Barb, and Denise running the TKAA booth at TKHS Homecoming September 2019
Homecoming booth
Tom and Sharon Lehman
2019 TKHS Homecoming Grand Marshalls
Tom and Sharon Lehman - 2019 Grand marshalls